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February 15, 2014

North Shore religion calendar

Saturday, Feb. 22

Yard Sale & Craft Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Church in the Cove, 167 Hale St., Beverly. The church will hold an indoor yard sale and craft fair. Proceeds support the Church in the Cove’s missions and operating expenses. 978-922-5135.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

“Marblehead: 1714,” 7:30 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 26 Pleasant St., Marblehead. St. Michael’s launches its tercentenary lecture series with an illustrated presentation by historian Judy Anderson discussing community and social life in the historic seaport in the year St. Michael’s Church was erected. Free; open to the public. gracefriary@comcast.net, www.stmichaels2014.org.

Sunday, March 2

Comparative Religion: The Three Abrahamic Religions, 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., Temple Beth Shalom, 489 Lowell St., Peabody. Dr. Michael Szycher presents a layperson’s guide to the similarities and differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam; sacred time, space and objects; religious rituals, traditions, mysticism and spirituality; and the question, “Can religion and science co-exist?” Complimentary bagels, lox, pastries and drinks. Reserve a spot by Feb. 24 to bsimons@templebethshalom.org.

Choral Evensong, 5 p.m., Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott St., Danvers. The choir of Christ the Redeemer will sing the classic, candlelit Anglican service of evening prayer with incense and with music by Herbert Brewer, Everett Titcomb and Toby Wardman. Child care available; a reception will follow. www.ctr-anglican.org.

“TRANSFORMED,” 6 to 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 179 County Road, Ipswich. The North Shore Christian Men’s Choir presents an evening of musical celebration and stories. Event features music from the North Shore Men’s Choir and various choirs from the First Presbyterian Church, and personal stories of transformation from former gang members and rivals who now serve as youth workers with Straight Ahead Ministries to reach other youths at risk. Free; open to all ages. www.straightahead.org.

Sunday, March 9

“Honor Diaries” Screening, 7 p.m., Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. In honor of International Women’s Day, the Lappin Foundation and the Jewish Journal join more than 30 organizations to present a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Honor Diaries,” the first film to break the silence on “honor violence” against women and girls. Free; open to all. RSVP to Susan Feinstein at 978-740-4431 or sfeinstein@lappinfoundation.org. Walk-ins welcome.

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